Battle Of The Bags: Small Versus Big

In a continuation from our Skinny vs. Chunky heel debate, we turn our attention to handbags preferences. There are those of us who only feel content when our monster bags are able to double as sleeping bags, and others who prefer to tote around dainty purses that only fit the essentials. It seems that these two breeds of ladies are a mutually exclusive sort; Ask a hoarder to whittle down or a minimalist to bulk up, and you're willing to open yourself up to an endless stream of complaints and excuses. But we want to know about you—are you ladylike when it comes to your purses, or are you more bag-lady-like? Weigh in, below!
Above, from left: Collina Strada Ferra Bag, $268, available at Urban Outfitters; Diesel Tie Dye Cross-Body Bag, $76.09, available at ASOS.
Above, from left: DKNY Quilted Leather Shopper Tote, $295, available at Bloomingdale's; Gorjana Hudson Quilted Cross-body Bag, $198, available at Endless.
Above, from left: ASOS Canvas Strapping Bag, $76.09, available at ASOS; Cooperative Saddle Bag, $38, available at Urban Outfitters.
Above, from left: Tory Burch Rayna Frame Satchel, $595, available at Bergdorf Goodman; Topshop Small Frame Carved Bag, $70, available at Topshop.